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CFO at a PE-Backed IT Services Business
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LOCATION: Little Chute, WI (onsite) 

RETAINED SEARCH PARTNER: Falcon Partners 

SEARCH MANDATE: Our private equity client is seeking a CFO who can partner with management and sponsor to lead growth initiatives, institutionalize processes to enable scaling, and unlock embedded earnings to drive equity value points. The business is a client-centric, leading value-added provider of information technology solutions. 

COMPENSATION: A competitive salary, annual bonus, and wealth-building equity grant make for a compelling economic opportunity. 

THE COMPANY: 

  • Business Model: System Integrator; MSP/VAR. 
  • End Markets: Corporate, education, financial, government and non-for-profit. 
  • Revenue Range: $300-$350mm  
  • Hold Period: Invested in 2022, exit estimated for 2026/27. 
  • Deal Structure: Strategic investment. 
  • Add-ons: Multiple planned during hold; in-house M&A function. 

 

INVESTMENT THESIS: Transform the business and drive scale to roughly $500mm within 4-5 years. 

  • Integrate and rebrand the first acquisitions made under this holding company 
  • Transform this entrepreneurially led company into a powerful platform business. 
  • Acquire add-ons that will add scale, product, cross-sell, and multiple arbitrage. 

THE SPONSOR: The multi-strategy private equity firm has over $4.4B AUM across 6 funds and 4 investment strategies. The fund is their lower middle market growth strategy, and helps recapitalize and grow businesses, leveraging deep operational capabilities and industry relationships to position them for accelerated long-term growth. They are augmented by their strategic association with one of the largest operationally focused advisory firms in the world. 

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek a passionate, committed leader with a contagious will to win who can honor this company's past while also leading it into the future. Our ideal candidate's background most likely includes: 

  • Business Model: Services 
  • Functional: Successfully CFO of a comparably sized company; or key finance leader of a larger, up-market company. 
  • Asset Class: PE experience may be a plus but is not required. 
  • M&A: Preferred. 
  • ERP: Preferred. 
  • Tenure: 20-35+ years of progressive professional experience including a minimum of 5-7 years of hands-on finance and accounting experience and 3+ years of recent experience leading teams. 

 

FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply. 

 

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